Las Vegas may be known as a gambling destination and a city that offers neon-bathed excitement. It has also a reputation for all you can eat buffets. However, that fairly pedestrian experience is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to dining out on the strip. The city has now become a culinary hotspot – although there are still some great all you can eat indulgences available. But for those who want to experience the quality of the various culinary destinations in Las Vegas, the selection can be as overwhelming as those neon lights. Choice is the name of the game. Here are some fabulous dining experiences on the Strip that will tantalize your taste buds.
1. Joël Robuchon Restaurant
Take Vegas Strip dining to the next level by booking a table at this three Michelin Star establishment. here the star of the show of the establishment (adjacent to the MGM Grand casino floor) is undoubtedly the 16-course tasting menu. Set aside some time – this treat will take around three hours to truly appreciate. A parade of decadent delight it is an experience that should be saved for special occasions.
2. 172 Live Music
In the Rio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas is the only place to experience live local and national talent in an intimate, up close and personal setting. Paired with an elevated Japanese tapas and sushi dining experience and expertly crafted cocktails. It’s one of the many Japanese restaurants in Las Vegas.
3. Bazaar Meat
Chef José Andrés is the star of the show – and his culinary creations are a delight. Take your pick of indulgences such as the highest grade of Kobe beef imported from Japan or the Finnish caviar. Another foreign sourced slice of culinary heaven is the Spanish Suckling Pig. Here the meat is more than a meal – it verges on carefully curated art.
4. Restaurant Guy Savoy
This is for the diner that is not afraid to spend that little bit extra (actually a lot extra) on a meal that will live on in memory. The food really is a masterclass in what fresh ingredients and flair can produce. The Black truffle soup is a masterpiece. For those who want to really explore the wonderful cuisine on offer the ‘Krug chef’s table’ of 10 courses which is served in the Kitchen is an experience of a lifetime.
If you are a fan of exceptional food – and incredible wine then this venue which showcases the skills of celebrity chefs Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich is an Italian inspired indulgence. The hand-constructed pasta offerings are reason enough to visit – and the meat is quite simply magnificent. The Reserva steak which is aged for around 240 days is enough to make any carnivore weep tears of joy.
6. Estiatorio Milos
If you are after some of the best seafood in the world – sourced straight from the waters of the Mediterranean and the Aegean – then this is the dining venue that should be on your bucket list. The grilled octopus could not be fresher if it had simply walked/crawled onto your plate. Or try the fresh fish – which is prepared in a salt crust with just the lightest touch of the finest quality olive oil and a smattering of capers.
Well-known and respected chef, Wolfgang Puck has taken the steakhouse experience to dizzying heights at this wonderful restaurant. Diners intimidated by the excellent and varied menu cannot set a foot wrong – every piece of meat has been lovingly prepared over coal – and is an explosion of flavor. If one had to choose – then the 100% pure Japanese Wagyu will never disappoint. The side dishes will also meet and exceed expectations.
The dining scene on the Vegas Strip will reward those who want to explore some of the finest cuisines in the United States – book your table today.